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Malverne (V)

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Malverne is a village in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 8,934 at the 2000 census. The Village of Malverne is within the Town of Hempstead. Geographically the village has a total area of 2.7 square kilometers.
Malverne was originally settled by the Rockaway Indians at an unknown point in history. Western settlements can be dated back to the 1790s when the Cornwell family first settled and began farming the area. The name was changed from Norwood to Malverne because a Village of Norwood already existed in upstate New York. The name Malverne originates from Malvern, England, deriving from Latin meaning good greens. Malverne's incorpation was finalized on April 13, 1921, however it had been acting as a village since October, 1920. The village has celebrated the 1921 anniversary at the 25-year, 50-year, and 75-year.
The village is governed by a board of trustees of which the Mayor sits as the chair. Each member of the board is elected to a four year term of office. There is also a village judge that presides over violations of the village code. Anthony J. Panzarella is a Mayor.
In the village the population was spread out with 23.1 percent under the age of 18, 6.5 percent from 18 to 24, 26.9 percent from 25 to 44, 27.8 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older.

Malverne is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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